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Recent California reviews

  • Wonderful location for families with young kids

    "My husband, young son, and I stayed here during spring break and had a wonderful time. We loved how the vacation home is in a quiet neighborhood but yet so close to Beacons Beach, Cottonwood Creek Park, great coffee shops, and decent selection of restaurants. Legoland is just 10 minutes away. We also explored the tide pools at Seaside Beach, which is also 10 minutes away. With so many activities near by, this is a very convenient location for families with young kids. The house was clean and well maintained. The owner responded promptly to all my emails. When we first arrived at the house, I was a little worried about the train noise since I am a light sleeper, but I was never woken up once by the trains during our stay. The beds were comfortable enough, but the queen bed was too soft for my husband, as he is prone to back pain. Overall, I highly recommend this vacation home."
    Guest: Linda Date of Stay: April 2014 Review Submitted: April 20, 2014
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  • Fabulous!

    "What a great little house! We had more than enough room and it was extremely well-stocked and clean. After the craziness of disneyland all day, it was so great to have a calm, relaxing source to decompress, especially the back yard. Just a recommendation - we initially thought we'd walk to Disney from the house. It is do-able, but with the amount of walking to do at Disney, we decided to drive instead (parking is only $17 per day.). Things couldn't have worked out better."
    Guest: Us Date of Stay: January 2015 Review Submitted: February 14, 2015
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  • Five Nights in Paradise

    "We have stayed in many rental units and this one is now at the top of our list. The moment we stepped through the door, it just felt like home. The house is so comfortable and inviting. It is well stocked with everything you could possibly need for your stay. All the windows let you enjoy the spectacular views by day and twinkling lights across the bay at night. We loved the privacy of the fenced in yard and the fact that you are sitting up on a hill, so you can enjoy the view from the deck. We didn't get a chance to cook out and use the patio but it was also very welcoming. The town of Tiburon is so charming and we enjoyed meals there a couple of nights. It is just a quick drive or walk on the bike path. Jump in your car and you are hiking trails in Muir Woods in about 15 minutes. We hiked a couple of trails that led us to the Pacific Ocean. There is so much to do that we could have spent a month there but sadly we only had five nights. Thanks for sharing Bella Vista. Whenever I need to calm my mind, I will shut my eyes and pretend I am sitting on the deck, looking out at the bay and enjoying the cool gentle breeze."
    Guest: Tricia B. Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: October 1, 2014
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  • Christmas

    "Very happy with the condo and location. I would definitely rent from them again"
    Guest: Family vacation Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: January 5, 2015
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California Travel Tips

Our country’s largest state by population, and third largest by area, is home to a wonderful diversity in cultures, climate and landscapes. Here are the top sites to see and things to do in California by region:

The Bay Area

The Bay Area is best known as a free-spirited locale that is home to the biggest tech giants in Silicon Valley, including Facebook, Twitter, Google and Microsoft. It’s anchored by two major cities - San Jose to the south and hilly San Francisco, a major tourist destination on the north end. Here are the top things to do while you’re in the Bay Area:

- Visit the sites in San Francisco. You can’t miss the iconic Golden Gate Bridge - bike across it, walk or take an open-air tour bus to experience the massive bridge in all its glory. Visitors can also take a ferry and tour spooky Alcatraz Island. Other attractions include shopping on Fisherman’s Wharf, checking out the sea lions on Pier 39 and immersing yourself in science at The Exploratorium and California Academy of Sciences. If you’re traveling here in the summer, bring a jacket! SF can be blazing hot and then overcast and chilly within the same day as the famed fog rolls in.

- Head north across the Golden Gate to see the giant redwoods in Muir Woods and check out some excellent wineries in the charming Sonoma and Napa valleys.

- Visit the amazing Monterey Bay Aquarium and nearby beaches San Carlos Beach Park and Pebble Beach.

- Be one with nature at Yosemite National Park in the Sierra Nevadas or climb the famous Half Dome and El Capitan mountains.

- Go skiing or participate in other adventure sports in Lake Tahoe, just north of Yosemite.

Southern California

SoCal, as it’s sometimes called, is one of the sunniest and most celeb-studded places in the country. There’s plenty to do and see in and around Los Angeles and San Diego, the two major cities in the area. Here are the top spots:

- If you’re traveling with kids around L.A., head to Disneyland in Anaheim - the only Disney Park built under the direction of The Man Behind the Magic himself. Or, check out Knotts Berry Farm, a perennial childhood favorite that first opened in 1940. There are roller coasters, kids’ rides, games and plenty of fun for everyone. Don’t miss dining at Mrs. Knott’s California Marketplace for the renowned fried chicken, biscuits and boysenberry pie.

- L.A. is also the epicenter of the entertainment industry. Check out the Hollywood Walk of Fame, take a tour of Universal Studios and hike in the area surrounding the Hollywood Sign.

- Catch a Lakers game or popular concert at the Staples Center

- Take a hike in the Joshua Tree National Park in the beautiful Mojave Desert.

- Southern California is also home to some excellent festivals: Coachella Music Fest in Coachella Valley, the annual L.A. County Fair and the Newport Beach Film Festival, not to mention the Golden Globes and the Academy Awards. If you want to see some major celebrities, hang out in one of the cafes or restaurants on Rodeo Drive.

- If you’re traveling with kids in San Diego, Seaworld or the esteemed San Diego Zoo are excellent options, and Legoland in nearby Carlsbad will provide hours of fun.

- The valleys in central California are less-populated than the coastal areas, but one must-see is the Hearst Castle. It’s an ornate, palatial, 165-room home built for newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst and set among 127 acres of gardens in San Simeon, halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles.

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